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Jeff Jacobs: Protect UConn Women's Sports From Erosion

Jeff Jacobs: Protect UConn Women's Sports From Erosion

Nina Klein reawakened me Friday afternoon.

Rebecca Lobo's banner reawakened me Friday night.

Now, as the young folks like to say, I'm woke.

If important things are not done to protect women's sports at UConn far into the future, it will not only be on the school and the state, it will be on the powers of collegiate athletics and, yes, the most powerful women in the nation.

Recently, in the middle of talking about goalkeeping and how smart her roommate and goal-scoring machine Charlotte Veitner is on the UConn field hockey team, Klein stopped and smiled. She talked about a conversation with her mom and how they discussed how lucky she was to have a chance to play...

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